October 10, 2017
October 4, 2017

Tomb of Annihilation on DnD Beyond

October 2, 2017


I’ve already reviewed WOTC’s latest adventure offering, the epic and pulpy Tomb of Annihilation, but now I want to look at the DnD Beyond version. Please note, this is not a review of the DnD Beyond app in its entirety, as I haven’t really delved into it too much. WOTC describes DnD Beyond as: D&D […]

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NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation

September 30, 2017


I’m going to get it out of the way before I even begin the review… I love Tomb of Annihilation. I think it is the best big adventure Wizards of the Coast has put out in the last decade, and it sets a high bar for future 5e adventures and stories. It’s 5e firing on […]

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Changing the way I use tokens

September 22, 2017


I’ve been looking at how I run my games lately. I’ve been thinking about minis, paper minis, and tokens, and what I want for my game and my table. Tomb of Annihilation has a SHIT LOAD of possible random encounters. It is a hex crawl after all…a damn good one, but a hex crawl nonetheless […]

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NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation dice

September 21, 2017


Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to send over a box of Tomb of Annihilation goodies to review. I’m still digesting the adventure, including the D&D Beyond version I purchased, so that review is forthcoming (spoiler: the adventure is really good), but I thought I’d at least give you a look at the dice. […]

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Paper Minis!

August 31, 2017


Everyone loves their minis. Everyone loves having a unique mini that represents their character, or in the case of DMs, that represents the monsters that the PCs will ultimately face. Even back in the old days, when I was a player in 1e or 2e games, we had minis there to represent marching order and […]

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